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Gloucestershire Police launch recruitment drive with 90 new bobbies to hit the beat Image

Gloucestershire Police launch recruitment drive with 90 new bobbies to hit the beat

Gloucestershire Constabulary is launching a recruitment campaign which aims to recruit 90 new police officers to the Force over the next 12 months.

VIDEO: Take a trip along the A417 'Missing Link' through Gloucestershire Image

VIDEO: Take a trip along the A417 'Missing Link' through Gloucestershire

The future of the so-called missing link has become CGI reality with Highways England releasing a fly-through video of the proposed new-look A417.

CCTV catches thieves stealing family business Image

CCTV catches thieves stealing family business

A family business from Stroud has been stolen by thieves whose raid was filmed on CCTV.

Road closures throughout Cheltenham for Sunday's Half Marathon Image

Road closures throughout Cheltenham for Sunday's Half Marathon

Roads in and around Cheltenham’s town centre will be closed throughout Sunday morning.

New business a shoe-in multi-million pound shopping centre Image

New business a shoe-in multi-million pound shopping centre

The latest new business arrival at Stroud’s new-look Five Valley’s shopping centre has been unveiled.

First stage of work to build new car park in Cirencester is underway Image

First stage of work to build new car park in Cirencester is underway

Parking spaces have been reduced at Cirencester’s Waterloo car park as the first phase of work to turn it in to a multi-storey begins.

Gloucestershire College branching out into Bristol Image

Gloucestershire College branching out into Bristol

Gloucestershire College is branching into Bristol having opened a new training venue in the iconic Castlemead Bristol building.

School's celebration attracts royal visit Image

School's celebration attracts royal visit

A royal visit marked a Gloucester school’s celebrations of a half century teaching boys and girls.

Woman loses sight in eye after unprovoked attack in Cheltenham Image

Woman loses sight in eye after unprovoked attack in Cheltenham

An unprovoked assault in Cheltenham last week has caused a woman to lose the sight in one eye, Gloucestershire Police have revealed.

How to get more involved in making decisions for your community Image

How to get more involved in making decisions for your community

Stroud District Council will be celebrating National Democracy Week by inviting people to find out more about the work of parish, town and district councillors, ahead of local elections next year.

UPDATE: Teenager suffers 'serious injuries' in Southgate Street stabbing Image

UPDATE: Teenager suffers 'serious injuries' in Southgate Street stabbing

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident in Southgate Street in the centre of Gloucester yesterday afternoon.

Driver in 'critical condition' after collision near Bourton-on-the-Water Image

Driver in 'critical condition' after collision near Bourton-on-the-Water

A man is in critical condition in hospital after a crash between a car and a lorry near to Bourton-on-the-Water on Wednesday evening.

Businesswoman takes third in Triathlon World Championships Image

Businesswoman takes third in Triathlon World Championships

A businesswoman from the Forest of Dean has stormed to a third place in the Triathlon World Championships in Switzerland.

Caffe Nero plans to open new Cheltenham outlet - three minutes walk from one of its existing shops Image

Caffe Nero plans to open new Cheltenham outlet - three minutes walk from one of its existing shops

Rest easy folk of Cheltenham – if you can ever rest easy because of all that caffeine – another town centre coffee shop could be coming your way.

Gloucestershire's industry of 2,000 years ago discovered during building work at housing estate Image

Gloucestershire's industry of 2,000 years ago discovered during building work at housing estate

Evidence of the industry shown by residents of the Forest of Dean nearly 2,000 years ago have been found during work to build a new housing development in Lydney.

Big Yellow Storage makes space for Hollie Gazzard Trust Image

Big Yellow Storage makes space for Hollie Gazzard Trust

The Big Yellow Storage Company in Gloucester has become the latest big name to back the Hollie Gazzard Trust.

Major bank commits £550million to helping Gloucestershire businesses  Image

Major bank commits £550million to helping Gloucestershire businesses

A funding package worth £550million to businesses in and around Gloucestershire has been launched by HSBC to help small and medium-sized business.

Graduate training to conserve the nation’s heritage made possible by business Image

Graduate training to conserve the nation’s heritage made possible by business

Graduates who will go on to help preserve the nation’s historic buildings have been honoured by the University of Gloucestershire and the business that made it all possible.

Gloucestershire property experts win 'Most Active Agent' competition Image

Gloucestershire property experts win 'Most Active Agent' competition

For the 12th year in succession, the property agency is celebrating winning the prestigious award.

£1 billion turnover within Range Image

£1 billion turnover within Range

Quite how you square it with those who foretell only bitter winds blowing through the British high street of late is uncertain, but a nationwide retailer is closing in on a £1 billion turnover.

New café could be a good fit for former Cotswold clothes shop Image

New café could be a good fit for former Cotswold clothes shop

A historic building in the centre of Cirencester one could become a new café for the Cotswold town.

Former Gloucester Rugby and England star still the turnover king as firm's revenues pass £3million Image

Former Gloucester Rugby and England star still the turnover king as firm's revenues pass £3million

Andy Hazell was the king of turnovers during his 17-year Gloucester career and now the company he founded is enjoying turnover records of a different kind.

Cheltenham men in court on charges of possession with intent to supply class A drugs Image

Cheltenham men in court on charges of possession with intent to supply class A drugs

A Cheltenham man pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs at Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

Royal visit to Gloucester today revealed Image

Royal visit to Gloucester today revealed

One of Gloucestershire’s most historic buildings received a very special visit today (September 25) – a member of the Royal family, no less.

Independent Cheltenham shoe shop partners with John Lewis Image

Independent Cheltenham shoe shop partners with John Lewis

Mighty high street legend John Lewis has chosen to partner with an independent women’s footwear boutique in Cheltenham.

Trading standards raid sees 'main source of illegal tobacco' in Gloucester shut down Image

Trading standards raid sees 'main source of illegal tobacco' in Gloucester shut down

Five men have been sentenced following a Trading Standards investigation on a shop that was deemed to be “the main source of illegal tobacco in Gloucester.”

Rugby club agrees partnership with McGurk Group to build new ground Image

Rugby club agrees partnership with McGurk Group to build new ground

Tetbury Rugby Club have agreed a partnership deal with the McGurk Group to start work on a new home ground for the club.

Gloucestershire hospice charity appoints new chief executive Image

Gloucestershire hospice charity appoints new chief executive

The Longfield Community Hospice in Minchinampton has a new CEO who will start work in November.

Sainsbury's to review future of 15 supermarkets and around 70 Argos stores Image

Sainsbury's to review future of 15 supermarkets and around 70 Argos stores

Sainsbury’s have announced that they are undertaking a “store estate review” of their supermarket and Argos stores on the day they released a trading statement for the second quarter of 2019.

Proroguing Parliament was 'unlawful', says Supreme Court Image

Proroguing Parliament was 'unlawful', says Supreme Court

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave unlawful advice to the Queen and now faces calls to resign after Supreme Court rules that 'Parliament has not been prorogued.'

Plans submitted to add nine new units to busy Cheltenham trading estate Image

Plans submitted to add nine new units to busy Cheltenham trading estate

Plans have been submitted to build nine new industrial units in the heart of one of Cheltenham’s busiest business parks.

Masked raiders target Cheltenham supermarket and threaten staff Image

Masked raiders target Cheltenham supermarket and threaten staff

Police are appealing for witnesses, CCTV and dashcam footage after an attempted robbery in the Cheltenham branch of Morrisons.

Landmark Cotswold site set for investment Image

Landmark Cotswold site set for investment

A new development of family homes on a key site in the Cotswolds is due to start work later this autumn.

Major bus and coach operator takes over rival Image

Major bus and coach operator takes over rival

Stagecoach West has announced it has bought the South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach, which will see the business expands its operations into Bristol.

Bedding firm wins £150,000 investment for growth Image

Bedding firm wins £150,000 investment for growth

A Tetbury-based luxury bedding brand has secured £150,000 of investment after being crowned winners of the national ‘Start-Up Series’ competition.

PCC seeks MPs’ support for fair allocation of new police officers Image

PCC seeks MPs’ support for fair allocation of new police officers

Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has called on Gloucestershire’s six MPs to back his fight for a fair share of the 20,000 new police officers promised by the Government.

Gloucestershire charity saves 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year Image

Gloucestershire charity saves 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year

Gloucestershire charity Emmaus has estimated that it saves more than 130 tonnes of goods from being sent to landfill each year.

New director signals growth at Cheltenham solicitors Image

New director signals growth at Cheltenham solicitors

One of Gloucestershire’s best-known law firms has announced further expansion of its corporate services with the appointment of a new director.

Forest of Dean could become recognised as a 'National Landscape' Image

Forest of Dean could become recognised as a 'National Landscape'

The Forest of Dean has moved one step closer to being recognised as a National Landscape.

Appeal for witnesses after man found in ditch with serious injuries Image

Appeal for witnesses after man found in ditch with serious injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses after finding a man with serious injuries beside a road near Cirencester.

Man jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,000 by abusing power of attorney Image

Man jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,000 by abusing power of attorney

A 63-year-old man has today been jailed for defrauding his own mother out of £64,500.

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